Situated 20 kms away from the district administrative headquarters of the Jorhat town is located a small town called Titabor. The town is getting recognition due to its rapid growth along with time and also its visible economic development.
Demography of Titabor
The 2001 population census records a population of 1,10,224 in the town of Titabor. The average literacy rate in Titabor town is 81% which is a rather quite a feat and the percentage of males and females in town is 55% and 44% respectively.
Economy of Titabor
Titabor is a small town in the upper part of Assam, with tea plantations and agriculture being the primary mode of economy for the people. Apart from agriculture, a certain section of people are also involved in allied services. Assam Industrial Development Corporation Centre, which provides employment facilities to people, is located in Titabor. The centre also provides development facilities for small and tiny industries.
Transportation in Titabor
Titabor has a bus station, train station as well as an airport. Buses travel to and from the place to different places of Assam at various time of the day. The nearest railway station in Titabor is Titabor Railway station and the airport nearest to it is the Rowriah Airport in Jorhat.
Politics in Titabor
Titabor is a part of Jorhat constituency and Tarun Gogoi, the chief minister of Assam is the MLA of the Titabor Assembly. It is the hometown of Tarun Gogoi. Since Tarun Gogoi became the chief minister of Assam, Titabor gained the reputation and fame of being the hometown of the Chief Minister.
Some of the colleges in Titabor are:
Nabin Bordoloi College
Nanda Nath Saikia College
Tourism in Titabor
Titabor is a scenic place with beautiful natural views to look out for. It filled with tea gardens which are wonderful to look out for.
Regional Agricultural Research Station is a station that was set up in order to do research on the rice of Brahmaputra Valley. It was set up in the year 1923 and is still functioning as a research centre.
The Thengal Bhawan is a guest house located at Jalukonibari and it was built in the year 1880 by Rai Bahadur Siva Prasad Barooah. He had initially started his printing press and his office way back in the Thengal Bhawan. In 1929 he published a weekly newspaper and later on he started the publishing of the daily newspaper – Dainik Batori.